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Action Comics #1018 [Preview]

The Legion of Doom is Winning in Action Comics #1018 [Preview]

DC returns to shipping comics next week, with Action Comics #1018 set to hit stores on New Years Day. By “The Great One” Brian Bendis, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson, Action Comics #1018 continues what the solicit calls “one of the biggest Superman stories of all time,” and things aren’t looking good for the […]

Action Comics #1014

What’s Trending Besides Leviathan in This EXCLUSIVE Action Comics #1014 Preview

Action Comics #1014 is in stores from DC Comics next week, by the creative team of writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis and artist Szymon Kudranski. Later today, or maybe this weekend, or maybe early next week, DC Comics will hand an EX-X-XCLUSIVE preview of this comic to one of their compliant media partners, part […]

Naomi Makes Metropolis Debut in Action Comics #1015

Naomi Makes Metropolis Debut in Action Comics #1015

Superstar writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis is really making an impact since jumping to DC. “The Great One” seems reinvigorated after a lackluster last few years at Marvel, and in his short tenure at DC, he’s already completely taken over Superman, launched an Event Leviathan to clean up the continuity of DC’s secret organizations, […]

Was That Really a 12Chan Reference in Today's Action Comics #1012

Was That Really a Dodgy Chan Reference in Today’s Action Comics #1011?

Forgive me if I don’t provide a link. As the Encylopaedia Dramatica defines the 12chan message board, thus: 12chan is similar to 4chan in that it is a group that trades objectionable pictures and material; however, 12chan takes it one step further. It is used as a place where all the material that is illegal […]

Manhunter Debuts, Beats Up Cops in Action Comics #1011 (Preview)

Manhunter Debuts, Beats Up Cops for Event Leviathan in Action Comics #1011 (Preview)

Kate Spencer dons her Manhunter costume for the first time since DC Rebirth started in this preview of Action Comics #1011. We just wish it were under better circumstances. It seems the police believe Spencer is responsible for the recent attacks on the DC Universe’s clandestine organizations, and Maggie Sawyer leads a strike team to […]

Year of the Villain

DC’s Year of the Villain Details Revealed, And Yes, There’s Variants

DC Comics has revealed the details of their Year of the Villain event conglomerate super-mega-crossover event launching this May with the Year of the Villain One-Shot, which will lead into major villain-centric stories in Justice League, Event Leviathan, and Batman. From the press release, these are the Justice League details: JUSTICE LEAGUE In DC’s YEAR […]

Lois and Clark Team Up for Journalism in Action Comics #1010 This April

Superman and Lois Lane have found themselves separated for much of “The Great One” Brian Bendis’s run so far. First, Lois went to space with Jon Kent and Jor El, and we all know how that turned out. When Lois got back, she kept it a secret at first, causing that whole kerfluffle with the […]

Lois Lane Accused of Canoodling Lex Luthor in Action Comics #1004 Preview

Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, sitting in a tree, C-A-N-O-O-D-L-I-N-G? That’s what some people are saying about the photograph showing Luthor meeting with Lane at her hotel room, a story which Daily Planet gossip reporter Trish Q wants to run with. Perry White, on the other hand, has a few reservations. Oh, he’s going to […]

Ban These Books: 5 Comics We Should Ban for #BannedBooksWeek [SPOILERS]

Banned Books Week is coming up later this month, a celebration of freedom of speech and the right to artistic expression. But what if banning books is sometimes the right thing to do? While we here at Bleeding Cool support the message of Banned Books Week in general, we’ve given it some thought and come […]

Action Comics #1002 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Action Comics #1002 Review: The Most Bendis Superman Comic Yet

A low-level criminal by the name of Yogurt is dropped from the sky over Metropolis. His boss is ambushed by a superhero, but the boss is killed and the hero badly injured. Reporter Clark Kent investigates the death of “Yogurt,” but new Daily Planet reporter, Goode, believes it to be an act of Superman. Meanwhile, […]

Action Comics #1001 drake hotel

So What Is Lois Lane’s Game This Time? [Action Comics #1001 Spoilers]

Once upon a time, for Free Comic Book Day, DC Comics showed the near future of their line. Batman was in a robot rabbit suit, and Lois Lane had revealed to the world that Superman and Clark Kent were the same. Eventually we learned that a) it was Jim Gordon inside the robobunny and b) Lois […]

Superman: Action Comics #1001 cover by Patrick Gleason and Brad Anderson

Action Comics #1001 Review: The Fun Superman Book

After wrapping up thwarting a robbery, Clark Kent is made privy that a kid went to the fire station and told the chief that Superman is the one who has been starting the fires across Metropolis. Superman goes to investigate, but this trail leads only to a vague description of a “big, bald guy.” Back […]

Bendis and Snyder Sitting in a Tree T-E-X-T-I-N-G

It’s Summertime, and the smell of fresh reboot is in the air! Superstar writers “The Great One” Brian Bendis and “Scintillating” Scott Snyder both have new comics at DC. For Bendis, it’s Superman and Action Comics, coming off his six-issue Man of Steel mini-series. For Snyder, it’s Justice League. Could we be set to see […]

Is This DC’s TV Commercial for Superman and Man of Steel by Brian Michael Bendis?

Earlier this week, Superstar writer “The Great One” Brian Michael Bendis revealed that DC was producing a television commercial to advertise his upcoming run on Superman and Action Comics. A few days later, DC posted a press release on their website advertising the first issue of both books. Attached was the following video. Is this […]

Aquaman and Action Comics #1 Get SDCC Exclusives From Mattel

Aquaman and Action Comics #1 are coming to SDCC. Mattel has announced two exclusives they will have for sale at their booth. Both pay tribute to classic DC Comics covers. The first is a three figure set in the DC Multiverse line. Based on the Aquaman #35 cover, the set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master […]

Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 $2,007.500 Comic Connect Sales 6/11/2018

Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 Sells for $2,052,000 After Bidding Resumes at Comic Connect

Now it’s official: an Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 (white pages) has just sold for $2,052,000 at Comic Connect auction. The closing price for the 1938 comic, featuring the first appearance of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,  is the third-highest price ever paid for a comic book, behind the $3,207,852 sale of an Action Comics #1 CGC […]

DC Shocker: Bendis Read Superman Back Issues in Preparation for Job

Superstar writer “The Great One” Brian Michael Bendis will shortly not-a-reboot Superman’s continuity with the weekly Man of Steel mini-series launching on May 30th and leading into Bendis’s run as the writer of both Superman and Action Comics. But for DC fans panicked that Bendis will tear Superman’s continuity in half like a rampaging She-Hulk […]